Land Line, OOIDA top list of Expedite Expo seminars

| 8/2/2002

OOIDA and Land Line top list of seminar presenters at Expedite Expo 2002, being held 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Aug. 15-16 at the Detroiter Truckstop in Woodhaven, MI.Paul Abelson, technical editor and columnist for Land Line, will be teaching two seminars - "Maintenance Intervals" and "Spec'ing the Expediting Straight Truck."

Land Line columnists Jeff McConnell and James Mennella, of Road Law, know the law and how it relates specifically to truckers. Their seminar, "Tickets, Accidents & Suspension," will answer some frequently asked legal questions.OOIDA Board Member Woody Chambers, his wife Paula, and the OOIDA truck will be on hand to sign up members and educate drivers on the issues the association is actively fighting for on truckers' behalf.

Stop in and have a cup of coffee with Woody and Paula. New members and members who need to renew their membership can sign up at the display truck for the reduced price of only $25, a savings of $20 off the regular membership fee.Ellen Voie, director of Trucker Buddy International, will be presenting two seminars - "Long-distance Relationships" and "How to Keep Drivers: Driver Retention." Author and lecturer Walter L. Daulton will present a seminar on income tax awareness.In its second year, Expedite Expo 2002 takes place at the Detroiter Truckstop, located on I-75 at Exit 32, 15 miles south of Detroit and 15 miles from Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Admission, parking and entertainment are free. For detailed schedules and registration information, visit or call (859) 746-2046.
- René Tankersley, feature editor